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Neutrino Project to Fuel Particle Physics Research


Over the next decade, 800,000 tons of rock will be excavated from the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, to accommodate a particle detector filled with 70,000 tons of liquid argon cooled to -300 degrees Fahrenheit to study neutrinos beamed...
20-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biologics Center to Improve Animal, Human Health


Developing probiotics and nutraceuticals that improve the health of animals and human will be part of the research accomplished through the new South Dakota Center for Biologics Research and Commercialization.
5-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus


Use insect repellent and wear protective clothing when we’re outside in the evening— even when it doesn’t feel like mosquitoes are biting. It’s West Nile Virus season!
30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Palmer to Lead Ness Division of Management and Economics


David Palmer has been named director of the Ness Division of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University. The division serves as a cross-college, interdisciplinary entity comprising faculty from academic programs that share a...
30-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding E. Coli Behavior in Streams


Determining E. coli levels in sediments and its ability to attach to sand and silt and float downstream will help scientists figure out what needs to be done to decrease bacterial levels in streams.
19-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Developing Guidelines for Asphalt Bonding Agents


The durability of an asphalt road depends on the bonding of the layers—that’s why research on tack coat selection and application will help make highways in the Midwest last longer.
2-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving Wheat Yields by Increasing Grain Size, Weight


As part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s International Wheat Yield Partnership Program, researchers aim to improve wheat yields by increasing grain size and weight using a precise gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9.
26-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Linked to Hormone That Impacts Soybean Nodule Development


Researchers have identified the SUR2 gene as playing a key role in the production of auxin, a hormone that affects soybean nodule development. The work is part of a National Science Foundation project to identify the genetic mechanisms that direct...
25-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?


14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists


30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections


20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Ag, Science Teachers to Integrate Research Into Curriculums


Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China


27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Looking at Dakota Access pipeline from American Indian perspective


28-Nov-2016 1:15 PM EST

Veterinarian Available to Comment on Coping with Avian Influenza for Europeans


15-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Palm Oil Plantations Devastating to Tropical Peat Swamp Forests


6-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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